John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences

News and information from the UND John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences.

Dr. Sherry Fieber-Beyer interviewed about the DART mission.

Categories: Space Studies

Dr. Sherry Fieber-Beyer was recently interviewed for The Independent regarding the DART mission and its implications for the future of mitigating impacts. Two separate articles were born from the interview: What size asteroid would cause an extinction event – and how Nasa has a plan to protect us: How Nasa’s Dart mission could save […]

Prof. Michael Dodge interviewed for Orbital Debris Mitigation Rules article

Categories: Space Studies

Prof. Michael Dodge, J.D., LL.M. was interviewed for his thoughts on the FCC’s recent efforts to expand and tighten orbital debris regulations, including whether or not there are more regulations to come, and if other nations around the world will be following the FCC’s lead.  The article, “Sped-Up Deorbiting Order Seen as Getting 4-0 Approval; […]

ND NASA EPSCoR Request for Pre-Proposals & Reviewers – FY2023 R3 CAN

Categories: ND NASA EPSCoR

Congratulations to the two pre-proposals selected to move forward for full consideration by NASA: Benjamin Laabs, Department of Earth, Environmental, and Geospatial Sciences, NDSU, “Using InSAR and GPS to track landslides in North Dakota” Shuvashis Dey, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, NDSU, “Towards a Low-cost, Pervasive Wireless Soil Salinity and Nutrient (N-P-K) Sensing System […]

Minot State University: Pre-service teacher workshop

Categories: ND NASA Space Grant Consortium

The NDSGC met with Minot State University students and led a pre-service teacher workshop on October 7th, 2022. We conducted three hands-on activities and introduced the various NASA- and ND-based educator opportunities. Activities from the session  Pocket Solar System Thermal Mapping on Mars Strange New Planet Here are some helpful links: The Google Slides presentation […]

Office Manager Job Opening: ND Space Grant and ND NASA EPSCoR

Categories: Home Page News, ND NASA EPSCoR, ND NASA Space Grant Consortium, Space Studies

The NASA Offices at UND are hiring! The North Dakota Space Grant Consortium (NDSGC) and ND NASA EPSCoR Offices at UND are hiring a part-time office manager to assist with administrative tasks (e.g. mailing, invoicing, processing stipends/reimbursements, etc.). Details: Part-time, 19 hours/week Skills: Organization, Communication, Technology Pay: $18/hr Applications due: Oct. 5th Link to Flyer […]

ND NASA EPSCoR Research Request for Pre-Proposals – NASA EPSCoR CAN

Categories: ND NASA EPSCoR

Congratulations to the following pre-proposal on selection to move forward for full consideration to NASA: Keith Crisman, Department of Space Studies, UND, “Human Factor Analysis of Space Crop Cultivation Methods and Interactions”   Overview: In response to the NASA Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) EPSCoR Research Announcement Number: NNH23ZHA001C, the North Dakota NASA EPSCoR (Established […]

ND NASA EPSCoR Research Awards Selected

Categories: ND NASA EPSCoR

The following awards have been selected for funding for the 2022 – 2023 RID call. Congratulations! Dr. Hallie Chelmo, Mechanical Engineering, UND; Research Title: ND NASA EPSCoR: Laboratory Measurements of Atmospheric Aerosols with Single Particle Resolution Dr. Omid Beik, Electrical and Computer Engineering, NDSU; Research Title: Study of Multiphase Magnetics and Controls for MW-Scale Generator […]

Morgen W.V. Burke Memorial Graduate Fellowship Endowment

Categories: Earth System Science & Policy, Home Page News

Dr. Morgan Burke earned his MS in Geography and his Ph.D. in Earth System Science and Policy at UND. Morgen is remembered as a kind and gentle person who gave freely of his time to assist faculty and fellow students overcome technical issues related to research projects. This Fellowship will support graduate students in Geography […]